March 7, 2012
BSysE faculty members Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas, Shyam Sablani, and Juming Tang received a National Needs Fellowship award of $238,500 to fund Ph.D. training in sustainable food safety. See the complete article in WSUToday.Download "USDA National Needs Graduate Fellowships' brochure (PDF)
February 17, 2012
Claudio Stöckle, Chair of BSysE, along with Howard Grimes, WSU vice president for research, and Jennifer Adam, WSU assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, were members of a panel of experts at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held this year in Vancouver, B.C. Their discussion topic was "Can Community Models Help Solve Global Challenges?". For more information see the complete article in WSUToday
Ofero Caparino Poster Competition Award Winner
February 13, 2012
At the prestigious Dr. William R. Wiley Exposition held February 3, 2012, Ofero Caparino, BSysE graduate student, won the Medical and Life Sciences division Best Poster Competition. This exposition is held annually by the WSU Graduate and Professional Student Association. [more]
February 9, 2012
Roopesh Syamaladevi was selected to participate in the "December Career Day" (sponsored by PepsiCo and the New York Academy of Sciences) in New York City at the Academy's headquarters on December 12, 2011. Fifty exceptional students and early career scientists have been selected for this unique opportunity to interact with PepsiCo's R&D leadership, learn about their efforts to develop products rooted in science-based nutrition, and get an exclusive glimpse of how science has shaped their careers. He was selected to this award based on his resume and a research proposal "Protection of biotic lipophilic food ingredients during storage: A study on micro and macroscopic molecular mobility in glassy food encapsulants" prepared with the help of his PhD research advisor Dr. Shyam Sablani.
Roopesh also received Graduate Student Travel grant from WSU Graduate and Professional Student Association to attend 11th Conference of Food Engineering to be held in Leesburg, VA from April 2-4, 2012
Department Enjoys Holiday Potluck
December 21, 2011
One of the most enjoyable events of the year is our BSysE holiday potluck because it is an international food fair with hard to resist delicacies from around the world. And as always, it is a chance to meet new friends, say farewell to old friends, and discover what others in the department are doing.[more pictures]
November 7, 2011
The Department of Biological System Engineering at Washington State University and the bi state School of Food Science have been awarded the 2011 Vapor Sorption Analyzer (VSA) Grant. This WSU/UI research team was chosen to receive the 2011 VSA Grant because it is well known for its materials science research and its extensive list of published works. Dr. Shyam Sablani is the lead scientist on this cooperative project. [more]
Markus Flury Elected Fellow
Dr. Markus Flury, affiliate Faculty member of BSysE, was elected Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America during the Annual Meeting of the Soil Science Society of America in San Antonio this week. The Fellow is the highest recognition given by the society. It is based on professional achievements and meritorious service. Up to 0.3% of the society's active and emeritus members may be elected Fellow.
Bin Yang Wins Young Faculty Award
Monday, September 26, 2011
BSysE Assistant professor Bin Yang is one of only 39 young scientists selected from 407 applicants from across the nation to receive this year’s prestigious Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award. Ref: WSUToday
Roopesh Syamaladevi Receives WSU scholarship and is Honored at IFT 2011
Monday, August 12, 2011
BSysE Graduate student Roopesh Mohandas Syamaladevi won second place in the refrigerated and frozen foods division of the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) 2011 Graduate Student Paper Award Competition. IFT is a leading international scientific society in food science, technology and engineering. [ref: WSUToday] Roopesh returned from IFT to be honored again by receiving the WSU Graduate School doctoral Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to individuals who have shown outstanding research and scholarship among Ph.D. graduate students at WSU. Roopesh works under the supervision of assistant professor and scientist Shyam Sablani.
Shoujie Ren Wins National Science Travel Award
June 20, 2011
BSysE Graduate student Shoujie Ren, under the supervision of assistant professor and scientist Hanwu Lei, won a travel award of $447 from University of Florida (UF) travel office through the National Science Foundation to attend the ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) to be held at the Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR in June 2011. Shoujie made an oral presentation titled “Microwave torrefaction of corn stover and tech-economic analysis” at the conference.
More News about the Students, Faculty and Staff at BSysE
August 10, 2012 VSH
Annual Award Ceremony broadcast statewide. [more]
Shyam Sablani Food Safety Management efforts featured in WSUToday.[more]
Juming Tang 2012 ASABE International Food Engineer recipient. [more]
Wenjia Zhang wins poster competition at IMPI46. [more]
Juming Tang Radio Frequency Research featured in WSU magazine. [more]
BSysE students Win PLACE packaging design competition. [more]
BSysE Students Win Poster Competition at Lewistion IFT. [more]
Manuel Garcia-Perez & Shi_Shen Liaw: CougsCARE Team place 2nd in this years Hydrogen Student Design Competition. [more]
Our 2012-2011 academic year graduates. [more]
Manuel Garcia-Perez NSF Career Award Recipient [more]
Juming Tang Distinguished Chair of Food Engineering
Yang Jao, Fermin Resurreccion, Sumeet Dhawan, Rajat Tyagi & Wenjia Zhang win IFT awards [more]
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